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Army to be deployed in Guwahati, carry out flag marches

Guwahati is the epicentre of the anti-CAB protests in Assam, which are on despite the indefinite curfew clamped in the city.

Published: 11th December 2019 10:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th December 2019 10:53 PM   |  A+A-

Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) members participate in a torchlight rally to protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill in Guwahati Thursday Dec. 5 2019. (Photo | PTI)

The 'CAB' seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955 to make illegal migrants from these communities eligible for citizenship in India. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

GUWAHATI: The Army will be deployed in Guwahati by Wednesday night, its public relations officer Lt Col P Khongsai said.

"Two columns of the Army are being moved to Guwahati right now and will reach the city soon," he said.

They will be deployed on reaching the city and will carry out flag marches, he added.

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Guwahati is the epicentre of the anti-CAB protests in Assam, which are on despite the indefinite curfew clamped in the city.

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